Millions of North African migrants could travel to Europe, warns Egyptian president
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi claims five million migrants residing in the country and the number leaving in boats travelling to Southern Europe is increasing.
It is estimated the number of migrants to have left Egypt in 2016 is 12,000 with German news outlet Zeit Online claiming Islamic State militants are profiting from their movement.
Human traffickers, many of whom are believed to have links to ISIS, are said to be notching-up a tidy profit by charging migrants around £3,000 per person or £5,000 for a family.
President el-Sissi said the volume of ISIS fighters in his country... read more
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